Rockford Scanner™: Death Investigation of 15 month old child

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Press Conference – Death Investigation of 15 month child.

Today at 2:00 p.m. the Janesville Police Department will hold a press conference regarding the death of a 15 month old child that occurred on March 7th, 2020.

The press conference location is City of Janesville Municipal Building,18 N. Jackson St, Janesville, WI. Members of the press may proceed to the 4th floor, Council Chambers for the press conference. Due to construction please use the entrance off of W. Wall St.

Arrest Made in Physical Abuse to Child Incident

On 03-07-20 at approximately 12:30 a.m. officers from the Janesville Police Department responded to the 500 block of Eisenhower for a report of a pulseless non-breathing person.
The first officer arrived and made contact with two adults, and a 15 month old child. The adults were the mother of the child, and her boyfriend.

The child was not breathing, and the mother of the child was administering C.P.R. to the child.
The child was transported to Mercy Hospital with life threatening injuries.

Officers learned that the child had been in the care of the mother’s boyfriend. The mother had left the residence, and upon returning found the child seriously injured.

Through investigation it was determined that the injuries to the child were non-accidental.

The child has been transferred to Javon Bea Hospital in Rockford, IL for continued treatment.

Arrested : Steven M. Horan, age 30 of Janesville
Charge: Physical Abuse to a child causing great bodily harm

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Disclaimer: As you know the local police have encrypted, have not released any information, etc…
They rarely ever do release information to the public, since encrypting. So do not expect any updates.

The information that is posted was provided to us via various sources. So we can not guarantee the accuracy of this article.

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